Man Dies in North Philadelphia After Being Attacked by Four Pit Bulls on Thanksgiving Day

Locations of three violent pit bull attacks in North Philadelphia since January. Man Dies After Attack Philadelphia, PA - A man is dead after being attacked by four pit bulls on Thanksgiving Day in the Hunting Park section of North Philadelphia. The attack occurred just before 9 pm in the 1300 block of West Pike Street in the backyard of a home. Police shot and killed one of the pit bulls; the others fled back into the owner's home. The unidentified man was transported to Temple Un… [Read full blog post]

2017 Dog Bite Fatality: Pit Bull-Mix Kills Female Owner in Upper Macungie Township

Lisa Green, 32-years old, was killed by her pit bull-mix in Upper Macungie Township. Neighbor Recounts Attack UPDATE 04/28/17: On Thursday, police responded to a call of a woman being attacked by a dog at a home in the 900 block of Spring White Drive in Upper Macungie Township. Before police arrived, several neighbors had intervened to help 32-year old Lisa Green, including an off-duty police officer that ended the attack by shooting the dog in its leg. Neighbor Loretta Ottin… [Read full blog post]

2017 Dog Bite Fatality: Pit Bull Breaks Chain, Attacks and Kills Man in Dayton, Ohio

Misdemeanor Charge Filed Against Owner of Pit Bull Maurice Brown, 60-years old, was mauled to death by a pit bull in Dayton, Ohio. Low-Level Charge UPDATE 08/31/18: Over 16-months after a man was mauled to death by a pit bull, authorities have charged a 28-year old man with a misdemeanor. This week, the Dayton prosecutor’s office filed a first-degree misdemeanor charge against Anthony Austin, whose address in court records is 345 Middle Street. On April 25, 2017, Maurice Br… [Read full blog post]

2017 Dog Bite Fatality: Woman and Dog Killed by Two Pit Bulls While Walking in Neighborhood in Oklahoma City

Pit Bull Owner Acquitted of Second-Degree Manslaughter Cecille Short, 82-years old, and her small dog were savagely killed by two pit bulls. Dog Owner Acquitted UPDATE 11/06/21: Last week, the criminal trial began for a man whose two loose pit bulls savagely killed Cecille Short and her dog back in 2017. Antwon Burks faced a second-degree manslaughter charge. Leading up to her death, neighbors had complained about the dogs escaping from Burk's backyard. Prosecutors show… [Read full blog post]